Laurel, Maryland (CNN) — It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first
Fraud and abuse continue to dog Medicare's popular prescription drug program, despite a bevy of initiatives launched to prevent them, according to two new reports by the inspector general of Health and
(CNN) — American counterterrorism officials have had much to celebrate in recent days: the killing of ISIS commander Abu Sayyaf in Syria and the trove of "intel" that was taken from his residence by U.S.
What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates. Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp.
Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling
Leave it to the recipe sites to cook up bold experiments in design. It’s been a year of big change for food sites. NYT Cooking is making a century and a half of New York Times recipes searchable and beautiful.
(CNN) — Sometimes, sleep eludes us. Maybe our brains won't shut off or we find ourselves tossing and turning all night, unable to get comfortable. Whatever the reason for your lack of sleep, it takes toll.
Bursting with color, from single shades to the full spectrum, each of our spring pastas is a lavish treat for the eye, yet still super-simple to pull together. Create a colorful yet minimal palette with
Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had. Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain four different
Chicken for dinner, and in no time at all. These are the fast, flavorful recipes to add to your repertoire. Bone-in chicken thighs cook under the broiler in next to no time. A crunchy, sweet, and refreshing
Long depicted as the rootin'-tootin' capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. That could change in 2015, with the Republican-dominated
It was a split-second decision. A distressed man with a baby in tow was pacing back and forth in a manic state and shouting incoherently. The responding police officer calmly addressed the man in an attempt
Dad Saw Text on Son’s Phone Reminding Him to Complete Islam Assignment. Then He Opened Up the Textbook…
A father in Seminole County, Florida, is raising concerns after he discovered a lesson on Islam in his son’s 10th-grade history textbook, a book that is also used by school districts across the state.
Every gamer over a certain age has a fondness for the 8- and 16-bit titles they grew up with, so it’s no surprise developers born in the 1980s are now creating nostalgia-infused iOS games harking back
Confusing sequels, terrible prequels and poor adaptations aside, Frank Herbert’s masterpiece still stands up as the one of the truly great sci-fi novels I first discovered Dune through David Lynch’s 1984
(CNN) — After the Paris attacks by al Qaeda-aligned Islamic terrorists, much of the world -- even some Muslim world leaders -- seems united in the defense of free speech and freedom of religion. And at